From the Experts
Research & Innovation
October 8, 2020
Allyship, Medicine and Meditation
Dr. Karolynn Echols shares how her experience as a Black woman in America shapes her allyship with her patients, including those within the LGBTQ+ community.
October 1, 2020
Not All Patients Are Offered the Same Effective Breast Cancer Treatment
Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.
September 16, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care, Academics and Business
Episode 10 of The Health Nexus Podcast.
July 30, 2020
Confronting Racism in the Therapy Room
From microaggressions to advocacy, Dr. Shawn Blue talks about the challenges and responsibilities that come with being part of an underrepresented minority in the mental health space.
July 29, 2020
Grief and Prejudice – How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic
A Jefferson faculty shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.
July 28, 2020
What I Wish People Knew About Being a DACA Recipient
A certified medical assistant openly shares the hurtful stereotypes she faces and her struggles with living in fear and caring for her family.
June 18, 2020
A History of Injustice – Coping with Racial Trauma
In the wake of police violence against Black people, a Jefferson mental health expert shares her own experiences of dealing with the emotional impact of racial trauma, and offers tips for coping with the anger, grief, and pain.
June 5, 2020
George Floyd was a Mother’s Son, Our Son
Two mothers share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.
March 31, 2020
What I Wish My Doctor’s Office Knew About Caring For Transgender Patients
From the front desk staff to nurses to doctors, a Jefferson patient tells us how we can pitch in to provide safe and inclusive health care for the transgender community.
March 12, 2020
Gender Equity in Medicine – Have We Made Strides?
How inequities such as salary gaps and more subtle professional slights lead to the “invisibility” of mid-career women in academic medicine.
October 11, 2019
Four Jefferson Coming Out Stories
“Appreciating, understanding and accepting each other’s ‘uniqueness’ is fundamental to the job every one of us in health care carries out every day.”